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Survival analysis of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in Oman

, : Survival analysis of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in Oman. Saudi Medical Journal 26(2): 220-224

Objective: To study the 10-year survival of adults with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC) in Oman.Methods: Ninety-seven patients aged > 13 years with IDC attending the Cardiology Unit, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman from 1992-1995 were prospectively studied, in order to identify the outcome and factors contributing to death.Results: Among 97 patients, 2 died from acute heart failure at presentation.


PMID: 15770294

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